During the past 50 years, Kay Automotive Graphics has maintained a position of leadership in the creation and supply of distinctive high-quality automotive trim. Today we are the largest producer of OEM graphics in the world and have produced over 500 million parts to date. Our corporate mission includes a strategic focus on the development, design, and manufacture of automotive trim products while remaining committed to providing excellence in quality, environmental compliance, value and responsiveness to our customers. Kay’s current product lines include Decals, Sill Protectors, Bumper Protectors, Gravel & Abrasion Protective Films, Retro Reflectives, Kayguard Transit Film, and Functional Films.
Kay employs a team of 500 in four plants located in Michigan, Mexico, and Wales (UK). These four locations, comprising of over 250,000 sq. ft in manufacturing space, work together as a global team to provide world-class excellence in design, engineering, creative graphics and prototype services our customers have come to rely on.
In September 2019 Kay Automotive Graphics was acquired by ORAFOL.
Kay Automotive Graphics headquartered in Lake Orion, Michigan is pleased to announce the sale of the company to ORAFOL Europe, GmbH.
Joe Kay, owner of Kay Automotive Graphics said, “Along with our current and past employees, I have dedicated the last 50 years of my life to making our companies stand out and surpass others. I am extraordinarily pleased about this transaction and look forward to staying on to ensure the successful blending of expertise and resources. “
The sale also includes Kay’s sister companies Kay Graficas Automotrices in Mexico and Kay Premium Marking Films with manufacturing plants in the US and UK. This combined portfolio of products will further strengthen ORAFOL’s position in the solid-colour wrap market while enhancing ORAFOL’s presence in the OEM automotive market.
“Kay‘s reputation as a provider of high-quality durable materials is undisputed and I’m excited to welcome them into the ORAFOL Group,” said Dr. Holger Loclair, Managing Director of ORAFOL Europe, GmbH. He added, “Their production capacities and market expertise will result in increased efficiencies and know-how while expanding our market share. “
Kay Automotive Graphics and their KPMF subsidiaries will continue to operate under their respective names as wholly owned subsidiaries of ORAFOL International, Inc.